Network Models of Minority Opinion Spreading

@article{AlvarezGalvez2014NetworkMO,
  title={Network Models of Minority Opinion Spreading},
  author={Javier Alvarez-Galvez},
  journal={Social Science Computer Review},
  year={2014},
  volume={34},
  pages={567 - 581}
}
Although several models in the literature analyze the dynamics of opinion formation, less attention has been paid to explain how the structure of social networks and their contextual circumstances can influence the course of minority public opinions. This work aims to pose three basic questions: (1) how the structure of social networks can affect the spread of minority opinion, (2) how committed agents influence this process, and (3) how mass media action, as a contextual factor, can vary… 

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